:: Title :: Alan Lomax describes the coppersmiths
:: Genre :: commentary, spoken
:: Performers & Instruments ::
Lomax, Alan [vocal]
Unidentified [hammer]
:: Setting :: Fes al-Bali
:: Location :: Fes (Fès-Dar-Dbibegh), Fès-Boulemane (Morocco)
:: Language :: English
:: Culture :: Moroccan, Arab, Fes
:: Session :: Fes VI 9/67
:: Date :: 09/28/1967
:: Reference Information :: T3003.0, Track 3 (00:00:11)
:: Original Format :: Reel to Reel
:: Session Notes ::
1 - A varied series of recordings from the medieval walled city (Fes al-Bali) on the third day of the Moussem of Moulay Idriss. First, a group of coppersmiths practicing their trade, then the festivities of the Moussem with accompanying religious songs and celebratory music.
:: Recording Notes ::
0 - Lomax describes the sounds as 'the music of the beating of brass pots."
:: Collection :: Morocco 1967

 

 

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